At its meeting today, the Judicial Council adopted a process to award $25 million in grant funding to promote innovative and efficient programs in the courts.
Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye receives report from the Future of California's Court System, outlining 13 recommendations to increase judicial branch efficiency and public access to justice.
Self-represented litigants who seek help with appealing their case now have access to a new online resource center.
At its January 17 meeting, the council received a final report on a three-year grant supporting 39 collaborative court and pretrial programs that tracked retention, recidivism, and failure to appear rates for participating defendants.
Technology projects include advancing the use of online and remote tools.